Six killed, 17 wounded in Sulu clash

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Six people were killed including four soldiers while 17 were wounded in a military clash with a terror group in Patikul, Sulu, an Armed Forces official reported on Saturday. (FILE PHOTO)

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 6) — Six people were killed including four soldiers while 17 were wounded in a military clash with a terror group in Patikul, Sulu, an Armed Forces official reported on Saturday.

Major Arvin Encinas, spokesman for AFP Western Mindanao Command, said the other two casualties were members of the Abu Sayyaf Group.

He said soldiers from the 6th Special Force Battalion were conducting a combat operation in Sitio Lagaron, Barangay Ka-Angue on Friday when they met about 40 armed men.

A firefight followed and lasted 40 minutes, the spokesman added.

This is a breaking story.